PREC Stock Overview
Precia S.A. designs, manufactures, sells, and services weighing instruments and solutions.
No risks detected for PREC from our risk checks.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€36.14|
|52 Week High||€39.97|
|52 Week Low||€20.20|
|1 Month Change||-2.73%|
|3 Month Change||7.51%|
|1 Year Change||65.76%|
|3 Year Change||111.32%|
|5 Year Change||116.38%|
|Change since IPO||799.08%|
Recent News & Updates
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|PREC||FR Machinery||FR Market|
Return vs Industry: PREC exceeded the French Machinery industry which returned -26.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PREC exceeded the French Market which returned 22.8% over the past year.
|PREC Average Weekly Movement||4.9%|
|Machinery Industry Average Movement||5.1%|
|Market Average Movement||4.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in FR Market||9.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in FR Market||2.5%|
Stable Share Price: PREC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PREC's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Precia S.A. designs, manufactures, sells, and services weighing instruments and solutions. The company offers industrial weighing scales, such as ready to weigh, postal, laboratory, load receptor, and access range of scales; user interfaces and displays, and slave displays; vehicle weighing and access control products, including weighbridges, weighbridges indicators and displays, driver terminals, and weighbridge software and accessories; on board weighing, including HELPER X electronic; and dynamic scales, including checkweigher 410 LOG. It also provides tank weighing load cells and weighing indicators; weighing stations for the manual and automatic dosing of ingredients associated with manufacturing formulas; average weight control products; bulk continuous weighing products comprising belt scales, weighing conveyors, belt speed conveyor measurement devices, and weighing controllers; and bulk discontinuous weighing, such as automatic bulk scales and discontinuous weighing controllers.
Precia Fundamentals Summary
|PREC fundamental statistics|
Is PREC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PREC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€32.82m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.70|
|Net Profit Margin||6.32%|
How did PREC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is Precia undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PREC (€36.14) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€81.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PREC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PREC is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.2x) compared to the French Machinery industry average (27.3x).
PE vs Market: PREC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.2x) compared to the French market (18.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PREC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PREC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the FR Machinery industry average (1.8x).
How is Precia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Capital Goods industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Precia has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Precia performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PREC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PREC's current net profit margins (6.3%) are higher than last year (4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PREC's earnings have grown by 5.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PREC's earnings growth over the past year (78%) exceeds its 5-year average (5.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PREC earnings growth over the past year (78%) underperformed the Machinery industry 82.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PREC's Return on Equity (12.4%) is considered low.
How is Precia's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PREC's short term assets (€94.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (€53.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: PREC's short term assets (€94.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (€24.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PREC has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: PREC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 21.8% to 27.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PREC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (96.1%).
Interest Coverage: PREC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (133.5x coverage).
What is Precia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PREC's dividend (0.75%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.32%).
High Dividend: PREC's dividend (0.75%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (3.87%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PREC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PREC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (15.8%), PREC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Monsieur René Colombel serves as Chairman of Management Board at Precia SA (a/k/a, Precia Société Anonyme).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Precia S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Precia S.A.
- Ticker: PREC
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1951
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: €195.361m
- Shares outstanding: 5.41m
- Website: https://www.preciamolen.com
Number of Employees
- Precia S.A.
- Le Ruissol
- BP 106
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/19 21:12|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/19 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.